Virtual Preview Days Schedule

Discover What It's Like to be a Shark!

Mahalo for registering for one of our Virtual Preview Day events, we are so excited for you to join us and explore all that Hawaiʻi Pacific University has to offer! Below you will find a detailed schedule for Saturday February 13, 2021 with links to join our exciting sessions. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at (808) 544-0238 or

Virtual Preview Day - Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 1:00 PM HST

1:00 PM - Welcome

Join us as we welcome prospective students like yourselves from all over the country and the world to our Virtual Preview Day event. 

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1:05 PM - Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of our beautiful campuses in Downtown Honolulu, Kāneʻohe, as well as our Oceanic Institute at Makapuʻu Point. As a bonus, our campus tour guides will be live from our Waterfront Lofts at Aloha Tower Marketplace, showing you all our different housing options!

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1:30 PM - Must Sees and dos

Wondering what there is to do on campus and in the city and on the island we call home? Our current students will be giving you the inside scoop on their must sees and must dos both on campus and around the island. But remember, this is only a snapshot of all our campus and island home has to offer.

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2:00 PM - Academic/Career Sessions

Hear from our world-renowned faculty about their programs as well as the various career pathways that students my pursue after graduation.

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2:30 PM - Fun with Sharky

Get up and moving with our mascot, Sharky. You’re sure to have loads of fun!

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2:55 PM - Financial Aid Presentation

Interested in learning more about what the financial aid process looks like? Financial Aid Counselor Lelia Chang will be sharing the ins and outs of the financial aid process.

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3:20 PM - Information Session

Wondering why you should study at Hawaiʻi Pacific University? Hear from a member of our admissions staff as they explain why HPU is different from any other college or university in the United States!

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3:20 PM - Next Steps for Admitted Students 

Interested in learning more about next steps as an admitted student? Hear from a member of our admissions staff as they discuss the various next steps you need to take prior to arriving on campus this Fall!

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3:50 PM - Closing Remarks

Join us as we wrap up our Virtual Preview Day and bid our prospective students farewell. 

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4:00 PM - event ends

Read This before attending:

For the best quality experience during our Virtual Preview Day, please make sure you have the most updated version of Zoom installed on your device. By doing so, you will be able to join your preferred academic session on your own.

Instructions on Joining Your Academic Session:

  • When Breakout Rooms open, you will see a Breakout Rooms icon at the bottom of your screen and a notification that says “Join a Breakout Room.”
  • A pop-up will appear showing a list of the different Academic Sessions offered. When ready, please select “Join the Breakout Room" corresponding to the Academic Session you would like to attend.

If you do not have the most updated version of Zoom you will not have the ability to join a breakout room on your own. Therefore, we will be asking you to please rename yourself to add the number of the academic session you are interested in attending. EX: Allyson - 01.

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  • Multimedia Arts
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy and Military Studies
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering (Biomedical/Biotechnology/Electrical)
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Pre-Health
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Marine Biology
  • Oceanography
  • Pre-Nursing
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